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Not the nicest beach on the island, not the best snorkeling, not much to see overall. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Paul B
A place to ponder....

but first, the beach - it's so pretty, pristine and peaceful, the water clear, shallow and calm... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
rejuvenate
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The highlight of this park is the large white cross that marks the place where Columbus first set foot on the island.
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Queens Highway, San Salvador
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Not the nicest beach on the island, not the best snorkeling, not much to see overall. There are some much nicer spots to check out.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

but first, the beach - it's so pretty, pristine and peaceful, the water clear, shallow and calm. Then, more seriously, to think that this is where it all started. As exciting as it is, to stand in the very place Christopher Columbus did (or thereabouts),...More

Thank rejuvenate
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Columbus Landing in San Salvador marks the location of the initial landing of Christopher Columbus. This beach has a few monuments to commemorate historic events. Like the rest of San Salvador, it is quiet. Locals will stop to swim from time to time but mostly...More

Thank DeniseClare
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We biked (30 minutes) from Club Med, Columbus Isle. Gorgeous pristine beach with interesting historical monuments.

Thank bethieu
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Beautiful beach area. Very unspoiled !!! Our driver Snake eyes was very interesting. He drove us around the entire island And he knew his stuff. . He drove us up the rocky road to lighthouse. Recommend this tour.

Thank panagiotacholakis
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This is where it is said Columbus made landfall, just as he did on so many islands in the Bahamas. It's also right next to where the 1968 Mexico Olympics were held. Not much to see on this day in March 2017. San Sal is...More

Thank keysbreeze
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

There is much hurricane damage. But the beach is untouched and looks pretty much as it would have in 1492. The monuments include one from the Olympics when in Mexico and the torch was carried from here. Good snorkeling not far off beach too.

Thank shozgirl
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Good photo ops but the area could stand some cleaning up after damage from hurricanes. There is not much to see beyond this on the road around the east side of the island.

Thank bob60048
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Interesting set of monuments. I was most surprised by the Japanese memorial left when they sailed a replical of the Caravel to Japan, stopping at the island. What a journey that must have been!

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Just to say you where there, where Christopher Columbus first landed. You an can ride a bike and admire the ocean while getting there, you will notice then that the Bahamian are wonderful people, this Island as 0 crime rate, it's nice to feel so...More

Thank quebec2016
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